About Us

Owner and President Carol Hamlin Buczek, CTIS has more than 20 years experience as a tour coordinator and continues to strive to offer the very best in customer service.

Take a look at our site and feel free to drop a line on the contact page to let us know what you’d like to see. Thanks so much for the opportunity to share fun trips with you. At Tours By Design, it’s all about fun!

I enjoy working with Carol very much. She is accommodating and goes out of her way to please. She will do whatever it takes to make our trips exactly what we want and I really appreciate all her hard work and consideration for our group. Her tours are very well-planned and organized. It is a pleasant experience to work with such a fine organization.


– June Prevost, Director
Singing Hills Seniors


See our video for more information on the services we provide!

Tours By Design is a member of the Forestport Chamber of Commerce, Rome Chamber of Commerce, Trenton Chamber of Commerce, and the Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce.  We are involved in the community and support community activities.  Owner Carol Hamlin Buczek is also a member of the Mohawk Valley Business Women's Network.

Tours By Design is a proud supporter of three-time Olympian Erin Hamlin.  We congratulate Erin on winning a bronze medal at the 2014 winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia. We have run trips in the past to Lake Placid to see Erin compete in Luge so  keep an eye out for future opportunities to cheer on Erin and all of Team USA Luge!